§ 62. Mr. PARKINSON
asked the Secretary for Mines how many coal mines have been closed in Lancashire since 31st January,1927; and how many workers were thrown out of employment as a result of the closing of these mines?
§ Commodore KING
28 pits, normally employing 3,824 wage earners, have been closed and not reopened since 31st January,1927.
§ Mr. PALING
Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether his Department has any policy to prevent these constant stoppages of men?